Assets of financial holding companies increased 7.4 percent in the first half compared to six months earlier as demand for loans rose, Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) data showed Tuesday.
Emart reported more than 300 billion won ($253 million) in net profit in the second quarter after selling off assets including land in Magok-dong, western Seoul.
Big Hit Entertainment, which represent BTS, reported a record first half despite the pandemic resulting in a cutback of concert schedules.
Hanwha Corporation, the de facto holding company of Hanwha Group, saw its consolidated net profit soar more than 80 percent on-year on decreased sales in the second quarter.
Jeju Air, Korea's biggest low-cost carrier, on Tuesday announced a revised second-quarter earnings report, which showed the company posted larger net losses than initially estimated due to the unsuccessful acquisition of debt-ridden Eastar Jet.
CJ CheilJedang said Tuesday that its net income quadrupled in the second quarter from a year ago as demand for ready-made foods and other foodstuffs rose sharply amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Orion achieved its best-ever performance for the first half of this year after a surge in overseas sales.
Kakao Bank's net profit was up almost nine-fold in the second quarter on-year ahead of a possible public offering of stock in the second half of 2020.
Naver pulled off a record quarterly high in sales and an over two-fold increase in net profit in the second quarter as increased online content consumption in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic fueled growth for the internet giant.
Doosan Solus reported an operating profit ahead of its acquisition by an investment group.